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  • May

POST COURIER - A large foreign fishing company has delivered to the shores of Papua New Guinea its first load of certified skipjack tuna, harvested from the Pacific Island Nation (PNA) waters.

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  • Apr

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  • Apr

Suva (Fiji Times) - AFTER six years as a mobile telecommunications provider in the country, Digicel Fiji says one of its greatest achievements has been the level of competition it has brought to Fiji.

  • 20
  • Apr

Port Moresby (The National) -  Gold Ridge Mining Ltd (GRML) continues to seek approval from the Solomon Islands Government to dewater the tailings storage facility (TSF) at the Gold Ridge mine.

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  • Apr

Suva-based director of the Sub-regional International Labour Organisation (ILO) David Lamotte has urged the Pacific media to be sensitive when reporting on issues concerning children.

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  • Apr

New video footage showing the bloody aftermath of the Paniai massacre in West Papua highlights the urgent need for Indonesia to hold an independent and transparent investigation into the tragedy, says Minority Rights Group International (MRG).

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  • Apr

THE Pacific continues to face unprecedented health challenges, says World Health Organization regional director Dr Shin Young-Soo.

  • 18
  • Apr

THE Pacific has moved one step closer to achieving a harmonised regional approach to search and rescue capability as promoted in the Search and Rescue Technical Arrangement for Cooperation among Pacific Island countries and territories.

  • 18
  • Apr

POVERTY and unemployment in Vanuatu are expected to worsen as a consequence of the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam.

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  • Apr

PORT VILA, (MSG) - A series of workshops for Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) countries are underway in Port Vila, Vanuatu on issues relating to the MSG Trade Agreement.

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  • Apr

A Sub-Regional Child Labour and Trafficking forum is currently underway at the Tokatoka Hotel in Nadi, Fiji this week.

  • 15
  • Apr

NADI, (FIJI AIRWAYS) - A new codeshare agreement between the national carriers of Fiji and Vanuatu, Fiji Airways and Air Vanuatu will see seven flights a week between the two island nations.